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(Updated on 26/03/2013)

 


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Great Buildings - Monuments - Wonders

 



Cliparts, Flashcards and Pictures :

 

  • The places we live - Photos : Venezuela - Kenya - India - Indonesia
    (theplaceswelive.com)


  • Grande Bretagne : photos aériennes de châteaux, sites archéologiques, cathédrales... & carte des comtés
    (lexilogos.com)
  • Buildings & Places
    At the Airport - At the Bank - At the Beach - At the Post Office - At the Restaurant - At the Supermarket - Buildings and Places Around Town -
    Housing In the City and On The Street

    (aussi en ESPAGNOL) flashcards
    Click on Flashcard Library.
    (esl-library.com)

 

 

  • UK Villages Online (UK and Ireland)
    - photos - postcards - over 2000 web sites - with an interactive map (rural.co.uk)

 

 

Facts :

  • In Pictures: Heritage Open Days - 14 September 2013
    (BBC)

  • Saudi Arabia Begins Construction of World’s Tallest Building – The Kingdom Tower
    "1,000 meters, or 3,280 feet. That’s two-thirds of a mile...
    It features a Four Seasons hotel, Four Seasons serviced apartments, luxury condominiums, top class office space and the world’s highest observatory... The total cost for the tower is approximately $1.2 billion...
    One of the tower’s investors, Al Maimam, explains in Forbes, “We intend Kingdom Tower to become both an economic engine and a proud symbol of the Kingdom’s economic and cultural stature in the world community. We envision Kingdom Tower as a new iconic marker of Jeddah’s historic importance as the traditional gateway to the holy city of Mecca.” "

    (singularityhub.com)

 

  • 10 Most Secure Locations on the Planet
    - 1. Fort Knox in Kentucky south of Louisville
    - 2. Cheyenne Mountain outside of Colorado Springs, CO
    - 3. Haven Co in the Sealand in the North Sea, about six miles off the coast of Britain
    - 4. Area 51 in the remote deserts of Las Vegas
    - 5. Air Force One
    - 6. ADX Florence Prison in Colorado - 7. The 1960’s Bar in Wiltshire, England - 8. Bold Lane in Derby, England
    - 9. Deposed Iraqi Leader Saddam Hussein’s Baghdad Bunker
    - 10. Granite Mt. Mormon Church Records Facility  at Granite Mountains, Utah 
     
    (brownsafe.com)

 

Listening :

 

  • buildings (esl-lab.com)
    -
    a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • Places_to_go - Click to hear the words (cassandra.sprex.com)
  • Dictation Tests (learnenglish.de)
    - "Improve your listening skills and your spelling." (Elementary or Intermediate) : Adjectives / Buildings / Food / Irregular verbs / Education
  • Directions 1 (easy) - Révision des prépositions et des magasins (esl-lab.com)
  • Directions 3 (medium) - Révision des prépositions (esl-lab.com)
  • Directions 2 (difficult) - Utilisation des prépositions (esl-lab.com)
  • Hotel (BBC)
    Listen 1: At the hotel reception (part 1)
    Listen 2: At the hotel reception (part 2)
    Read 1: In the hotel room
    Read 2: Finding a hotel in London

 

  • Transport (BBC)
    Listen 1: Choosing transport from Heathrow into town
    Listen 2: At the ticket office
    Listen 3: In the Underground station
    Read 1: Comparing travel options
    Speak 1: Comparisons and the 'schwa' sound

 

Conversation questions :

 

Vocabulary :

 

  • Buildings (esl-lab)
    A lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • City Creator (citycreator.com)
    Build your city (different city types - buildings - roofs - people / vehicles - Roads / walkways)
    - On pourrait, par exemple, donner des instructions pour la construction de la ville en utilisant différentes prépositions.

 

 

  • Places - Buildings People Live In - no pictures (about.com)
    "Here are the principal definitions of each word with an example sentence using the target word in context."
    - with Pronunciation Examples of these Words
  • TYPES OF ACCOMMODATION (ukstudentlife.com)
    What types of student accommodation are there? (short paragraphs)

 

  • Guide to renting accommodation in the UK (ukstudentlife.com)
    Vocabulary - Types of accommodation - Choosing a location - Costs of renting - Finding accommodation - Checking the property - Tenancy agreement - Change of address - Resolving problems - Council tax...
  • Places (about.com)
    "The words... are the most important words used when talking about different places and areas such as shops, towns and the countryside.
    At the end of each group of words you will find a link to a page which has further Example Sentences and Definitions concerning that word group.
    Another link leads to the list with a pronunciation RealPlayer file for the correct pronunciation (standard North American accent) of the words."
  • Habitats and biomes (allaboutspace.com)
    "Learn about the major places on Earth that animals and plants live."
  • Tall buildings - utilisation des comparatifs et superlatifs (moma.org)

 

  • The Great Buildings Collection (greatbuildings.com)
    "This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds."
  • Castles (woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk)

 

  • Mount Rushmore (PBS)
    The Film - Special Features - Timeline - Gallery - People and Events - Teacher's Guide

 

  • Poseidon - Take the virtual tour! (poseidonresorts.com)
    "Poseidon will be the world's first sea floor resort complex.
    The resort will be a unique, intimate and exclusive, five-star destination providing the highest possible levels of luxury and service."

 

Cinema :

  • Movie Locations in NYC
    "Do you want to visit the locations where your favorite movies were shot?.
    Click on the movie cover to find out more!"

    (easynewyorkcity.com)